Unique Spinning Stops for my New Tapering and Jointing Jig

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Project by Bricofleur posted 352 days ago 1369 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Lately I built and posted my new tapering and jointing jig. I wanted to add adjustable stops but my thought about sliding stops wasn’t set as the most effective type be to used for identical repetitive cuts.

As shown, my design started with a 3/4” MDF 5” disk.
Two carriage bolts, two washers and two wing nuts are more than enough to secure the stops. Note that sandpapers must be stuck on the proper side of the pieces otherwise the stops will be too far apart from each other.
Once the first workpiece is mounted and secured flush with the trailing edge of the jig, the stops are spun and secured against the workpiece to ensure identical repetitive cuts.
When fully retracted (photo 6), the full jig width is still available for wider tapered cuts without having to remove them.

Thanks for looking, and commenting if applicable.

Find all details and more photos on this page of my blog.



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#1 posted 352 days ago


This is similar to what I was thinking.

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#2 posted 352 days ago

very creative stop solution

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#3 posted 352 days ago

Probably easier to get a real fine adjustment than with a sliding type, too.

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#4 posted 352 days ago

Yeah, I bet they would be easy to adjust. Nice solution.

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#5 posted 352 days ago

Brilliant solution!Very simple and logical.

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#6 posted 351 days ago

Nicely done, Serge. I like having sandpaper on things like this because they won’t slip. Very nice

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#7 posted 350 days ago

Someone was paying attention in geometry class. Great idea!

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#8 posted 347 days ago

Less is more.
Best thoughts,

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